Newest Hotels in Thailand

  • Waldorf Astoria

    Last year, the long awaited opening of The Park Hyatt Bangkok was the high point of the Thailand hospitality calendar of 2017. This year the most anticipated luxury hotel opening in Thailand is The Waldorf Astoria Bangkok. A stunning property
  • The Salil

    Upscale and stylish, The Salil has been decked out with a Japanese bent where you can wallow in your bed, sip tea, have a meal, or merely hang out and chill. This is where you can wear pajamas all day,
  • Ritz Carlton Ko Samui

    An ethereal vision of sheer unadulterated grandeur clinging to a cliff so that you feel like you are floating in the air, the Ritz Carlton Koh Samui is where you "can escape in the middle of it all". See 38
  • Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao

    The Langham Hospitality Group's Splash Beach Resort Mai Khao offers some of the best value available on the island of Phuket with spacious rooms at incredible prices. Less than a kilometer from the airport, you'll be at the resort in
  • Cape Fahn Samui

    Cape Fahn Hotel sits on its own private island at Koh Samui where you can play with the other jet setters in pure unadulterated luxury
  • Baba Beach Club

    A luxury hotel with a residential estate, Baba Beach Club Hua Hin is for those who love great music and great food, who won't compromise on standards and want total self-indulgence from lush accommodation where you will be lulled to

Hilton to Separate Into Three Independent Public Companies

Hilton Worldwide is doing some housekeeping with a very large broom.  Form 10 Registration Statements have just been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC); the first step to completing the division into 3 stand alone publicly traded companies.

The company wishes to take advantage of tax and capital market efficiencies, also expecting to unlock growth opportunities within its capital-light fee-based business, by separating the timeshare and real estate assets. Christopher J. Nassetta, President & Chief Executive officer of Hilton stated, “We look forward to completing the spins later this year, realizing significant benefits for all three companies and continuing to generate long-term value for Hilton shareholders.”

The majority of Hilton’s real estate business that includes 70 hotels and 35,000 rooms will be a real estate investment trust whilst the timeshare business, Hilton Grand Vacations, will manage approximately 50 club resorts in Europe and the United States with an exclusive long-term licensing agreement with Hilton Worldwide to operate and sell under the Hilton Grand Vacations flag.  Hilton worldwide will focus on operating the management, franchise and branding side of the business plus retaining the ownership of some hotels.

Shareholders do not get a say in relation to the change of status quo of Hilton, but it is anticipated that it will boost the long-term shareholder value. The Board of Directors of Hilton Worldwide has to give their final approval to the proposed split of the company.  Existing Hilton shareholders will receive a distribution of the new entities’ stock in all 3 companies, once the transaction is completed which is due to be at the end of the year.

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Hotel Otaku. Hotel reviewer. Aspiring photographer. Xenodocheionologist. Zac fuses his lifelong passions for 1. Beautiful Hotels & Resorts, 2. Thailand and 3. Website Design to bring NewThaiHotels to life, sharing the latest information on new and exciting luxury hotel openings in stunning tropical Thailand.

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